Dmitry Epstein is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice, where he helps clients resolve commercial disputes in court and in alternative dispute resolution settings. Having worked on a variety of cases across different industries, Dmitry understands the significant expenses and risks of litigation. In addition to providing zealous advocacy, he seeks to achieve a cost-effective and timely solution to any dispute, always keeping in mind the business interests of the client.
Dmitry has a wide range of experience in the legal field. Before joining Parker Hudson, he served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In his clerkship roles, Dmitry collaborated with justices and judges to resolve complex legal issues and prepare binding judicial decisions affecting litigants across Georgia and beyond. In addition to serving the courts, Dmitry has practiced tort litigation at a large international firm, focusing primarily on the defense of class action lawsuits. He also worked at a start-up law firm providing general counsel services to small and medium-sized businesses; there, he drafted and negotiated a variety of commercial agreements, striving to deliver maximum protection to clients while preventing costly disputes.
- Commenced an ultimately successful defense for a client embroiled in multi-year litigation stemming from a contract dispute.*
- Successfully represented a defendant in a real estate dispute, settling the case for a small fraction of the amount claimed.*
- Drafted a winning motion for summary judgment in a class action lawsuit involving an auto manufacturer.*
- Achieved victory for a pro bono client in a landlord-tenant dispute.*
*Denotes experience prior to joining Parker Hudson.
- Co-author, The Product Regulation and Liability Review: Chapter 15: United States, Law Business Research (2014).
- Co-author, 2013 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Evidence, 65 Mercer L. Rev. 831, 945-970 (2014).
- Cops or Robbers? How Georgia’s Defense of Habitation Statute Applies to No-Knock Raids by Police, 26 Ga. St. U. L Rev. 585 (2010).
- Co-author, Crimes Against the Person, Sentence and Punishment: Review of 2009 Georgia Legislation, 26 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 73 (2009).
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Appellate Litigation
- Business Torts & Unfair Competition
- Commercial Disputes
- Intellectual Property & Restrictive Covenants
- Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010); Law Review: Editorial Board, Award for Best Student Note; Moot Court
- Emory University (B.A., 2003)
- Judge Frank M. Hull, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
- Justice Keith R. Blackwell, Supreme Court of Georgia
- Justice Sarah H. Warren, Supreme Court of Georgia